Napa County Napa, California, United States
Feb 19, 2021Full Time
Veterans' Preference Applicable for this Position and will be applied by the Napa County Sheriff's Office The Deputy Sheriff I Academy Graduate will perform law enforcement and crime prevention work; patrol assigned areas and enforce State and local laws; and conduct investigations of misdemeanor and felony crimes. Be advised that the following requirements must be met in order qualify for the position: Academy Enrolled : Applicants currently attending a California Peace Officer Standards and Training (POST) approved basic Police academy may apply with proof of current attendance. Applicants who are scheduled to graduate from the Academy after application submission will be required to submit your POST Academy Certificate before the completion of any background check. Academy Graduates: Applicants who have successfully completed a California POST certified academy or attained Basic POST Certification or POST Re-certification dated within the last three (3) years may apply. A copy of the appropriate certificate must be submitted at time of application. Additional Pay Incentives HIRING BONUS: Newly hired Deputy Sheriff I will receive $5,000. $1000 of the hiring bonus will be paid in the second pay period of employment. The remaining $4000 bonus will be paid upon successful completion of probation period. LOAN FORGIVENESS PROGRAM: Applicants who attended and received a degree (Associate's or Bachelor's) consisting of a minimum of 60 credits/units at a regionally accredited school by the Council of Regional Accrediting Commissions are eligible to receive a payment up to $20,000 (or $30,000 if certified bilingual by Napa County) towards student loan(a). Loans must be existing loans, which the employee can prove they held as of their hire date and was borrowed while attending the accredited institution during the time the degree was earned. All payments will be made directly to the student loan lender once appropriate verifications have been made. EMPLOYEE REFERRAL BONUS: County employees who refer a candidate for Deputy Sheriff will receive a recruitment bonus of $750 upon the successful completion of a one year probationary period. Employee's names must be listed on the candidate's application prior to submission. EDUCATIONAL REIMBURSEMENT: County employees are eligible for reimbursement up to $300 per fiscal year for tuition and books upon successful completion of County approved college or university courses or other courses directly related to the candidate's job duties. BILINGUAL PAY: For bilingual speaking skills, Deputy Sheriffs are eligible to receive additional compensation for bilingual skills, upon the recommendation of the hiring manager. The Recruitment Process : 1. Application review for minimum qualifications and oral panel interviews will be conducted on a periodic basis. The dates for Oral Panel Interviews will be provided with advanced notice. Agility testing may be required in the selection process. 2. Only the most qualified candidates based on the minimum qualifications, certifications and supplemental questions will be invited to Departmental Oral Board Panel Interviews**. **Applicants who are currently enrolled in, but have not completed the California POST Basic Academy may be invited to the Oral Panel Interview, however, completion of the California POST Basic Academy is required before any conditional offer of employment. The Human Resources Department reserves the right to change the recruitment process at any time.